Tax

Our Tax team helps in formulating effective strategies for optimizing taxes, implementing innovative tax planning and effectively managing compliance. It comprises of lawyers and chartered accountants having expertise in direct and indirect taxes and extensive domain knowledge that is complemented by technical proficiency. Our tax team professionals have a strong reputation in developing new ideas and solutions that have helped clients to improve efficiencies, and the underlying industry and business issues that our clients’ face which helps us to customize solutions for their specific needs.

Services Offered include:

  • Strategic Consulting & Advisory:
    • Advice at an early/entry stage so as reduce both the actual transaction tax costs and the long term
      sustainable tax rate following the transaction
    • Advise on tax efficient methods to invest in India. This includes planning on structuring of the entity and route of investment
    • Planning tax structures for foreign entities in India in terms of applicable tax provisions and double taxation treaties
    • Tax planning and structuring in case of commercial transactions involving independent entities or
      group entities. This includes determination of tax implications on permanent establishment in India
      and issues relating to transfer pricing
    • Advise on determining any tax related issue at the initial stage through “advance ruling” mechanism
    • Assistance in handling the entire transfer pricing chain including conducting transfer pricing studies to support transactions, management of international transfer pricing projects from an Indian perspective and analysis of attribution of profits to Permanent Establishment (PE)
  • Tax Compliance:
    • Preparation of tax returns
    • Representation services before the Revenue authorities including transfer pricing authorities
    • Assistance in appeal proceedings and tax litigation support
    • Advising on withholding taxes
    • Review of tax status and evaluation of tax exposure
    • Representation before tribunal, settlement commission and courts including Supreme Court of India
    • Strategic legal advice
    • Review of tax status and evaluation of tax exposure


DSK Legal also provides legal advice on issues relating to Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Employment, IT & Intellectual Property, Infrastructure & Project Finance, Litigation & Arbitration, Media & Entertainment, Real Estate, Shipping and Transaction Support.